Art Lab

WKMA’s Art Lab is a hub for learning where students, makers, educators, and the public can connect, exchange knowledge and ideas, and hone their skills. Equipped with painting, drawing, printmaking, and clay studios; a darkroom; and digital and 3D labs, it’s a space where critical thinking is engaged, curiosity is sparked, and creativity flourishes. It’s a place for examining the rich diversity of our world through the lenses of art, craft, and technology.

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our resident artists

No visit to the Museum is complete without stopping by some of our studio spaces to chat with our talented team of working artists.

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All Upcoming Classes & Programs

August

Accordion Books

August 08, 2020 - August 08, 2020

Create a stitch-free collapsing accordion book. Get playful with the paste-paper process and create colorful, textural decorative paper for your book.Then be taken through the steps to build a book model. Finally, problem-solve from your book model to complete your final paste paper accordion book. What: Accordion Books When/...

Citrasolv Art

August 13, 2020 - August 14, 2020

Join Greg for this exceptional and experimental Citrasolv workshop using chance and abstraction. Using a unique process with orange oil (Citrasolv Cleaner), transform ordinary magazine pages into rich, textural images. Then, learn compositional and collage techniques to create one-of-a-kind panels of art. All supplies are included. Class size will be 5 ...

Woodcut Printmaking

August 04, 2020 - August 25, 2020

Learn the basics of woodcut relief printmaking, a fine art reproductive process that allows you to create a series of original prints. Students will learn carving techniques on birch or pine plank to create an original image for print. They will be led through the inking and printing process, including ...

Abstract Shadow Boxes

August 27, 2020 - August 27, 2020

Participants will be taken on a short journey of the senses to inspire the creation of an abstract paper shadow box. Explore line, color, and shape with decorative and frosted papers to make a unique piece inspired by touch, sound, smell, and/or language. All supplies are included. Class size ...

Wreck Art

August 29, 2020 - August 30, 2020

This Wreck art class focuses on creation through destruction and alteration. Students will receive a finished artwork sourced from thrift stores, attics, waste bin, etc. Students will be guided through questions to consider about the artwork and how new life can be breathed into the piece. Then students will cut, ...

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